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harvard university and lloyd shapley from the university of california, los angeles. professor shapley developed a theory on so-called matching methods. professor alvin used shapley's theory to clarify market functions. the academy says the two economists have achieved outstanding economic engineering. >>> a former syrian opposition leader says the u.n. and arab league envoy may take a new approach to ending the civil war. burhan ghalioun says lakhdar brahimi wants to send in thousands of peacekeepers. government and opposition forces have been fighting for a year and a half. ghalioun said brahimi hopes to deploy at least 3,000 armed peacekeepers. 300 unarmed u.n. monitors were forced to leave the country in august. government and opposition forces are fighting for control of the northern city of aleppo and the central city of homs. human rights activists say more than 30,000 people have been killed in syria since the uprising began in march of last year. they say more than 300,000 have fled to neighboring countries. brahimi plans to visit damascus this week to present his proposal to
over towards the americas, though, we do have a low pressure area moving across southern california. it's going to be bringing some precipitation to portions of southern california, even off there towards nevada. flash flooding could be a risk. and into some of the higher elevations, could be seeing seven centimeters of snow. also seeing snowfall across ontario. a low pressure area moved in from the arctic, bringing about 15 centimeters of snow there in southern ontario, plus some cool weather across the great lakes regions. look at these temperatures expected for your lows into the midwest. in southern canada here, minus 3 in winnipeg, aberdeen at minus 7 for the low temperature, that is. and in minnesota and minneapolis there, zero into the metropolitan area. you do want to bundle up, because it is going to be a chilly one out across much of the central united states there. now, there's another low pressure area moving on to the british isles. this is going to bring some precipitation. could be heavy at times, even some thunderstorm activity. want to watch out for travel delays going
in california in another case. the company can resume sales of its tablet device, the galaxy tab 10.1 in the u.s. market. the court decided in june to temporarily ban sales, but apple has dominated the legal battle so far winning $1 billion compensation in a u.s. court. its lawyers are keeping up the pressure. apple added four new samsung models to a list of products it says infringe apple's patents. this man is an expert on smartphone industries. he warns if the legal fit drags consumers could be the ones left to pick up the bill. >> as of now i don't think there's an impact for iphone because there's no decision made. with this patent case going on, there might be an increase in the price of the handset of the smartphone itself, so that is kind of the loose point for the user, the prices of the handset might go up, so that's not really good for users. >> reporter: the legal cases will be going through the courts for some time to come. some experts warn the only long-term winners in this epic battle will be the patent lawyers. >>> the asian development bank has revised downward its 2012 growt
scientists at this california-based biotechnology company introduced a revoluti revolutionary blood test. it's said to be accurate as the whether a child will be born with down syndrome. researchers at the company have been busy, they're analyzing blood from the note feather langds, israel and other countries. at this time the test requires sticking a needle into the ute truss. the new test carries no such risk. more than 20,000 women in the united states have already taken the test. andrea has miscarried in the past. when she was pregnant again, she chose the new test. her relates were negative and she had a healthy boy this may. >> i think by getting a yes or a no, it will help the parents prepare for what they're about to encounter. the test, good or bad raises questions. genetic counselors who specialize in prenatal testing operate on genetic abnrm mallities. >> counseling staff will increase in the u.s., and they now number over 1,800. >> the test may soon be available in japan, here too people are debating the ethics. >> reporter: researchers at this tokyo hospital are preparing a clin
pad mini. media from across the globe converged on the california product launch. the ipad mini's screen measures 7.9 inches. that's about 20% smaller than the one of their full-size tablet. and it weighs half as much. the least expensive model sells for almost $330. about $200 less than the original. apple plans to release the new device next friday in u.s., europe, and in japan. >> we told you earlier this year that you would see some incredible innovation. >> the firm now has a 70% share in the global market it created with the ipad two years ago. ipad's late co-founder steve jobs was reluctant to develop a smaller version. he was concerned customers wouldn't be interested. but executives launched one anyway, citing the stiff competition from small tablets. meanwhile amazon is adding fuel to the competition if japan. the firm says its kindle ereaders and tablets will debut in the country. the u.s. online retailer announced on wednesday that the ereaders will hit the japanese market next month and the kindle fire tablets in december. the ereaders will cost 8,480 yen or about $106. amaz
the americas, we are seeing a low-pressure area in southern california, and going over towards utah, that's going to be bringing some of the first significant snowfall of the season. some areas here, that's going to continue to push towards the east. also seeing significant snowfall into southern ontario. we have a low-pressure area that could accumulate upwards of ant 20 centimeters of snow in some areas. western great lakes, about 10 centimeters of snow. all this cold air with this low-pressure area is going to be conflicting with some warm air from the south. severe weather is expected from oklahoma over towards tennessee. if you have any travel plans in and out of this area, you want to watch out for that. large hail, frequent lightning coming out of these storms. temperature difference, houston with a high of 32. look at chicago, much cooler north of that frontal area. 17 expected here on your thursday. now, in europe, though, expecting a cooldown this frontal area pushes over the british isles. this is going to bring some wet weather across much of the region even going into france
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